12 April 2012

IMF Executive Board completes Article IV Consultation on Iceland

On 6 April, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed its 2012 Article IV Consultation on the status and outlook for the Icelandic economy. At the same time, the Board carried out its ex post evaluation of the Stand-By Arrangement between the Fund and the Icelandic authorities, which concluded in August 2011. The IMF published a press release on the consultation and the evaluation on its website today. A mission from the Fund visited Iceland in February to engage in discussions with the Icelandic authorities and other stakeholders. 

Reports and other documents related to the IMF discussions of the Icelandic economy can be found here:

Iceland. 2012 Article IV consultation and first post-program monitoring discussion.pdf 

Iceland Selected Issues Paper.pdf

Iceland Ex Post Evaluation of Exceptional Access Under the 2008 Stand-by Arrangement.pdf